Gasper Kopitar drawing rave reviews with ECHL’s Ontario Reign

While Team Slovenia and older brother Anze continue to gather big headlines over at the Sochi Olympics, Gasper Kopitar is grinding his way through the ECHL. Once thought to be a likely member of the squad his native country would send to Russia, the younger Kopitar took a few months off earlier this year, preventing [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Kouleas and Bernstein

Guests Steve Kouleas and Dennis Bernstein joined us for the February 9, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
No NHL hockey? No problem. Despite the league being shutdown for the Olympic break, Jonathan Davis and I took to the airwaves for another edition of the show. During the two hour episode we [...]

Dustin Brown on the frustration in Kings locker room

After dropping their fourth straight game on Monday night, the Kings find themselves with just a single win in their last 10 games played. Goals have been hard to come by and the players have been inundated with questions about what’s gone wrong and how to best address it. Drew Doughty had talked about the [...]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio with Boomer

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Here’s this week’s Mayor’s Minutes from NHL Network Radio – we’ll talk trade rumors (who might be coming to LA and why certain deals don’t work), Kings scoring woes, Darryl Sutter, Jake Muzzin, Dustin Brown, Justin Williams, Jarret Stoll, Tyler Toffoli, Mike Cammalleri, Matt Moulson, Ducks troubles at home, Canucks, Wild, Stars, Flyers, [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Ian Laperriere of Flyers

Guest Ian Laperriere joined us for the February 2, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Jonathan Davis and I returned to the airwaves for a special Super Bowl Sunday edition of the show. During the one hour episode we talked the Kings scoring troubles, the Ducks home record turning sour, Philadelphia Flyers, [...]

Post-game with Simmonds and Schenn – talking Lappy, chirping, celebrations

Flyers’ forwards Wayne Simmonds and Brayden Schenn made their returns to MayorsManor on Friday, after a few year absence since being dealt by the Kings to Philadelphia in the Mike Richards trade. Following up on those pre-game comments, here’s what both players had to say after shutting out LA 2-0 on Saturday afternoon…
Simmonds on his [...]

Flyers asst coach Ian Laperriere drops by for a visit

Over the years, he’s been one of the best people to talk with – in a sport widely consdiered to already have the most honest athletes. Ian Laperriere was never a superstar in the NHL, but he was loved everywhere he went. And he remains one of the most popular players in recent memory with [...]

Ron Hextall on Lombardi, Simmonds, the Kings, more

There’s no denying Ron Hextall has almost always been associated with the Flyers. However, he’s greatest accomplishment in hockey came in Los Angeles when the Kings won the Stanley Cup in 2012. The former goaltender was an integral part of GM Dean Lombardi’s inner-circle and helped craft the roster that eventually claimed the most coveted [...]

Locker Room Quotes: Ducks lose again on home ice

After not losing at home in regulation all season, the Ducks have now dropped two of their last three games in Anaheim. Here’s what the Wild and Ducks players were saying back in the locker room when it was over…
Ryan Getzlaf on tonight’s game:
We were sloppy. In our zone, we stood around and watched [...]

Kings and Sharks talk LA’s 1-0 win in San Jose

Following the Kings 1-0 in San Jose on Monday night, here’s what was being said in bother locker rooms…
Kings coach Darryl Sutter:
“We don’t score many goals, so you have to make big saves and you have to bare down on your opportunities at the end of the night. Our game doesn’t change.”
Matt Greene:
“It’s tough to [...]